Parque Histórico Guayaquil

Parque Histórico Guayaquil information

Location
Guayaquil , Ecuador
Address
Av Esmeraldas
Telephone
+593 4 283 2958
More information
www.parquehistorico.gob.ec
Prices
Free admission
Opening hours
9am-4:30pm Mon-Sun
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Historic Williamsburg meets the zoo at this large sight across the Puente Rafael Mendoza Aviles Bridge, on the east side of Río Daule. The park is divided into three ‘zones’: the Endangered Wildlife Zone, which has 45 species of bird, animal and reptile in a seminatural habitat; the Urban Architecture Zone, which has a restaurant and showcases the development of early-20th-century architecture in Guayaquil; and the Traditions Zone, which focuses on local traditions, with an emphasis on rural customs, crafts and agriculture.

A taxi from the city costs up to $4, or you can take the red-and-white Duran 4/30 bus. It’s easier to catch the bus back to the city from in front of the large mall on the main road about a 200m walk from the park.